The objective of the RWSN Young Professionals’ Engagement Strategy is to guide the network in engaging with young people and to empower them to become agents of change, so that they become advocates and contribute actively to the achievement of the SDGs. For more information please see our website: http://www.rural-water-supply.net/en/rwsn-for-young-professionals
L'objectif de la stratégie d'engagement avec les jeunes professionnels de RWSN (2018) est de guider le réseau dans l'engagement avec les jeunes professionnels afin de leur donner la possibilité de devenir force motrice pour le changement, et de contribuer à l'accomplissement des ODD. Pour plus d'informations veuillez vous référer à notre site internet: http://www.rural-water-supply.net/fr/rwsn-pour-les-jeunes-professionnels | »
The Government of Zambia has published three Statutory Instruments for Water Resources Management in relation to groundwater:
· Groundwater and Boreholes Regulations, 2018 includes the requirements for notice of intention to drill a borehole, specifications, borehole registration, and reporting in the case of a defective borehole.
· Licencing of Drillers, 2018 sets out requirements for registration and licencing of constructors, drillers and engineers.
· Charges and Fees, 2018 , includes permit requirements for hydropower, agricultural, mining, industrial, municipal user and other non-extractive users, as well as fees for borehole registration and drillers licencing. | »
In order to carry out a Preliminary Study on the State of Water Well Drilling in Angola, with clear recommendations on how it can be strengthened, so that it is clearly documented and visualized, meetings were held with different entities related to the groundwater sector in Angola.
This document presents a summary of the main findings during the meetings with the following institutions:
a) National Directorate of Water (DNA);
b) Coordination of the "Water for All" Project;
c) National Institute of Water Resources (INRH);
d) Provincial Directorate of Energy and Waters of Huíla;
e) Provincial Directorate of Energy and Waters of Namibe;
f) Provincial Directorate of Energy and Waters of Bié;
g) Different companies and professionals in the drilling sector;
h) Academic community. | »
Final Workshop Report (Angola, 20 – 24 November 2017) on Professional Borehole Drilling Management Training Course: Understanding groundwater, cost-effective boreholes, procurement, contract management and costing and pricing of boreholes
As part of the cooperation agreement between UNICEF and Skat Foundation on Professional Borehole Drilling Management, a five day training workshop on ‘Understanding groundwater, cost effective boreholes, procurement, contract management and costing and pricing of boreholes’ was conducted by Skat Foundation on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Water, Angola, between the 20th and 24th November, 2017. The workshop was delivered at the Instituto Superior Politenico, Tundavala, Lubango, Angola by Miguel Angelo Gonzalez Alonso, Belis Matabire and Dotun Adekile with remote support from Kerstin Danert and Jose Gesti Canuto on behalf of Skat Foundation and UNICEF Programme Division, New York. Tomas Lopez de Bufala and Edson Monterio of UNICEF Angola provided both logistical and technical support during the workshop. Apart from the facilitators, 28 participants took part in the workshop. The following report gives an account of the proceedings and outcomes of the workshop.
The learning objectives of the training workshop were that by the end of the course, the participants would:
Understand the Principles of Cost Effective Boreholes
Have some knowledge of groundwater occurrence in Angola
Understand the procurement process in borehole construction
Appreciate why transparency in procurement is essential for sustainable water supplies
Understand how to cost and price boreholes in drilling projects
Be able to prepare engineer’s estimates for borehole drilling projects
Evaluate tender documents for siting and drilling of boreholes
Effectively manage borehole drilling projects from site selection through to completion | »